|The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director : being a large collection of ... designs of household furniture in the Gothic, Chinese and modern taste ... : to which is prefixed, a short explanation of the five orders of architecture and rules of perspective, with proper directions for executing the most difficult pieces, the mouldings being exhibited at large, and the dimensions of each design specified ... - Chippendale, Thomas, 1718-1779|
statement of responsibility: by Thomas Chippendale ...
|The furniture designs of Thomas Chippendale; - Chippendale, Thomas, 1718-1779|
Keywords: Chippendale, Thomas, 1718-1779; Furniture
|The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director : being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of household furniture, in the most fashionable taste : including a great variety of chairs, cofas, beds, and couches : china-tables, dressing-tables, shaving-tables, bason-stands, and teakettle-stands : frames for marble-slabs, bureau-dressing-tables, and commodes : writing-tables, and library-tables : library-book-cases, organ-cases for private rooms, or churches, desks, and book-cases : dressing and writing-tables with book-cases, toilets, cabinets, and cloaths-presses : china-cases, china-shelves, and book-shelves : candle-stands, terms for busts, stands for china jars, and pedestals : cisterns for water, lanthorns, and chandeliers : fire-screens, brackets, and clock-cases : pier-glasses, and table-frames : girandoles, chimney-pieces, and picture-frames : stove-grates, boarders, frets, Chinese-railing, and brass-work, for furniture : and other ornaments : to which is prefixed, a short explanation of the five orders of architecture : with proper directions for executing the most difficult pieces, the mouldings being exhibited at large, and the dimensions of each design specified : the whole comprehended in two hundred copper-plates, neatly engraved ... - Chippendale, Thomas, 1718-1779|
First published 1754, 2nd ed. 1755
Keywords: Decoration and ornament; Furniture design; Furniture; Decoration and ornament